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365 Habits of Successful Graphic Designers by Sarah Dougher, Steve Gordon Jr., Joshua Berger, Laurel Saville

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Job: 02762 Title: 365 Habits of Successful Graphic Designers (Rockport)
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365 HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL GRAPHIC DESIGNERS
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
LAUREL SAVILLE
WWW.LAURELSAVILLE.COM
Laurel Saville is the author of many books and articles on design and designers. She
is also a corporate communications consultant, brand strategist, and copywriter and
the author of numerous essays and short stories along with the award-winning memoir,
Unraveling Anne, about her mother’s life among the artists and hippies of Los Angeles in
the 1960s and 1970s, as well as her tragic decline and death.
STEVE GORDON, JR,
WWW.RDQLUS.COM
Steve Gordon, Jr has been a professional graphic designer for more than ten years.
He’s run the full range of the career path with experience including production design,
in-house design, and agency and studio work, and is currently an independent designer
and creative consultant under the moniker RDQLUS.
A self-described born creative, Gordon specializes in identity design and branding. As
the son of a draftsman, he had dreams of being an architect but found his way into the
field of visual communication and graphic design. An avid and self-taught illustrator as
a youngster, Gordon still draws on lessons and skills learned and earned as a former
graffiti artist.
Steve has been a featured speaker at the HOW Design Conference as well as a member
of the HOW Design Conference Advisory Committee. He is a frequent contributor on the
“Reflex Blue” podcast at 36point.com, and constantly looks to write and contribute to his
local design community, various design publications, blogs, and websites.
JOSHUA BERGER
WWW.JOSHUABERGER.COM
Joshua Berger is a founder and principal of Plazm, an award-winning design studio and
publisher of Plazm magazine. He is the winner of Gold Medals from the Portland Design
Festival and the Leipzig Book Fair (with John C Jay), and has been recognized by design
publications and award shows including the AIGA Annual Show, the Art Directors Club, as
well as 2004 and 2008 honorary exhibitions at ZGRAF in Zagreb, Croatia.
SARAH DOUGHER
Sarah Dougher is a composer, writer, musician and educator living in Portland, Oregon.
Sarah teaches at Portland State University in the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
department and her academic interests focus around gender and popular music and
issues related to homeless youth and food security.
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© 2011 BY ROCKPORT PUBLISHERS
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has been made to ensure that credits accurately comply with information supplied.
We apologize for any inaccuracies that may have occurred and will resolve inaccu-
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First published in the United States of America in 2011 by
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Quayside Publishing Group
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